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Mayo Review Celebrates 52nd Issue

Mayo Review Celebrates 52nd Issue

Evangelina Morales, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under A&E, Features

The Mayo Review commemorated their 52nd annual issue this semester. Published students attended the event and had the opportunity to read their poems to the audience. The Mayo Review launch event took place at the Hall of Languages and was open to students, staff, faculty, and anyone who wanted to ...

One World Center Advocates on Climate Change, Poverty

One World Center Advocates on Climate Change, Poverty

Isabella Garcia, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Features

One World Center organization is a non-profit research program where they teach people the importance of motivation and empowerment to fight against poverty and climate change all over the world. They offer two programs called Bike for Change, which allows people to probe the sources and impressions...

BioPride Bootcamp: Empowering Freshmen

BioPride Bootcamp: Empowering Freshmen

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Features, Student Life

Incoming freshman have a chance to see if biology is what they want to pursue in their college career. The Biology department of Texas A&M University-Commerce has the summer program, BioPride Bootcamp, offered to incoming freshmen. This program is a four day orientation for biology and environmental...

Lent Gives March More Meaning

Lent Gives March More Meaning

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter
March 2
Filed under Features, Student Life

In Spanish The month of March is more than just March Madness for faithful Catholic believers, it is an opportunity to grow in faith as the Lent season begins. “Lent for my family and I is a time of repentance, fasting, and preparation for Easter,” Jackie Oyervides, freshman at Texas A&M Un...

The Force Behind the Boxing Gym

The Force Behind the Boxing Gym

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter
February 2
Filed under Features

Located on the corner of Wesley and Lee Street in downtown Greenville, Texas stands The Force Boxing, the boxing gym belonging to former professional boxer Jerry LaMoore. LaMoore began his amateur career in 1964. Before he could even imagine it, his career began to excel. He first won the Open Divison...

Model Arab League Comes to Commerce

Model Arab League Comes to Commerce

Eva Morales, Staff Reporter
February 1
Filed under Features, News

Every year, the Southwest Model Arab League (MAL) conference takes place in a different university, but this year Texas A&M University-Commerce has the honor of hosting this event. The MAL was establishing in 1983. It is an educational program where students learn about the history of the Arab...

Professor Studies Heavy Metal

Professor Studies Heavy Metal

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Features, Music

Located on the second floor of the Hall of Languages, is the office of Liberal Studies professor: Dr. Brad Klypchak. Raised in a small town in Illinois, Klypchak pursued various degrees from electrical engineering and psychology before finally majoring in Sports Psychology at the University of Illinois....

Social Work A-Team Hopes to Connect with Students

Social Work A-Team Hopes to Connect with Students

Kerry Wilson, Opinion Editor
December 14
Filed under Features, Student Life

They have hearts for people, minds for solving, and a vision to help everyone. Their goal is to spread the spirit of love to people, regardless of gender, color, or any other factor used to segment the population. If this sounds like an introduction to a superhero squad, it might as well be. Texas A&M...

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

November 11
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

As always, but especially after this tumultuous 2016 presidential election, a great many people are concerned with and puzzled over what steps (and in which direction) the U.S. should take in matters both foreign and domestic. And, connected to this is a common opinion that the government needs a bottom-to-top...

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Alissa Silva, Managing Editor
November 11
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“I’m going to start this by making everyone uncomfortable.” Social justice activist and senior justice writer at New York Daily News Shaun King started off his presentation at Texas A&M University- Commerce campus by grabbing the audience’s attention with this anticipation-filled remark. With...

Student Musicians, Magicians and Poets Get a Moment in the Spotlight

Student Musicians, Magicians and Poets Get a Moment in the Spotlight

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor
November 3
Filed under A&E, Features

The talent show, a part of the haunted homecoming festivities last week, was full of different acts that embodied the diverse talent of the students of Texas A&M University-Commerce. The evening started with a magic show put on by host Jay Mattioli. There were nine acts in total, with a brief...

Artful Ancestry: Art gallery hosts ‘Heritage Habitats,’ an installation by Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki VanAmeyden’s

Artful Ancestry: Art gallery hosts ‘Heritage Habitats,’ an installation by Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki VanAmeyden’s

Dhenai Tunstall, Staff Reporter
November 2
Filed under A&E, Features

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Texas A&M University–Commerce’s very own art gallery was able to exhibit the work of Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki VanAmeyden. Incorporated within the artist statement, “Heritage Habitats is a series of physical spaces for the contemplation and invocation of ancestry.”...

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